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Come, Come whoever you are, wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving.

Ours is not a caravan of despair.

Come even if you have broken your vows a thousand times,

Come, come yet again.

~ Rumi

Insight Meditation Class

What: This is an open ongoing mindfulness meditation group for both beginners and experienced practitioners.

While the forms of meditation we practice are rooted in Buddhist teachings, the study and practice of mindfulness and insight meditation is applicable to anyone from any background or religion, and all are welcome.

These teachings are available to all. Although a $10 donation is suggested, donations are not required for attendance. Each class will include: guided meditation, instruction, opportunities to practice, and time for discussion, questions and answers.

When and where: We meet every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Baltimore Yoga Village in the Mount Washington area of Baltimore. Please arrive early to settle into your seats - we start right at 7:00 p.m.

We practice Insight Meditation, a style of meditation that helps the mind attain deeper levels of calm concentration through sustained attention on the breath, then combines this with the crucial aspect of insight through contemplation of the mind and body and all of their changing and impermanent senses, emotions and thoughts. Insight Meditation trains us to live more fully in the present moment, enables us to experience life from a greater stillness, and aids us in relating to both ourselves and others with increased clarity, compassion, calmness and creativity, and less fear, anxiety and stress.

Along with these and a long list of other psychological benefits, meditation has also been shown to reduce stress hormones in the body, lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, alleviate depression and boost the immune system.

Mira and Stan’s (roughly) alternate teaching schedule (all dates are for spring 2017):
1/3   Stan    1/10  Mira    1/17  Stan    1/24 Mira  1/31  Stan
2/7   Mira    2/14  Stan    2/21 Mira   2/28   Stan
3/7   Mira    3/14  Stan    3/21   Mira  3/28  Stan

4/4   Stan   4/11  Mira   4/18   Stan   4/25  Mira
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Mira
June 6   Mira   June 13 Mira   June 20 Stan   June 27 Mira

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